May 5, 2019
2019 iphones to use new antenna tech expect better reception
Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo filed another report coming straight from Apple’s supply chain. According to the info, Apple will be switching over to a new modified-PI antenna tech, which is largely different than the one used until now.
The current iPhones use liquid crystal polymer (LCP) antennas that are somewhat limiting. Production issues around LCP antennas cause problems for high-frequency cellular transmission whereas the modified-PI units improve performance and also bring the production cost down. But as far as 4G LTE connectivity is concerned, users won’t feel much of a…